Attucks fell, his face to the foe, with two bullets in his breast.
From time to time Attucks' voice could be heard urging his companions on.
Surely Hardy Baker and Attucks, and their following, would not be taken for reputable citizens?
And the people did not agree with John Adams that Attucks led "a motley rabble," but a band of patriots.
Attucks was born not a great way from Boston, at Farmingham, where his brothers and sisters lived for a long time.
A military company was formed, bearing the name of Attucks Guards.
Attucks was a resident of Framingham, and there is some difference of opinion as to whether he was a mulatto or half-breed Indian.
I hastened to make my obeisance first to the spot where Attucks fell, the first martyr of the Revolution.
The mulatto Attucks was one of the victims of the Boston Massacre, and was buried with honor among the "martyrs of liberty."
Attucks was killed by Montgomery, one of Captain Preston's soldiers.